Journalists can submit stories and compete for a US$4,000 award.
The National Press Foundation (NPF) is offering one-time awards to honor excellence in reporting on poverty and inequality and their effects on families in the United States.
To qualify, journalists must have attended at least two of NPF’s online poverty and inequality trainings or watched the briefings online.
Prizes will be given for work published, one within each of three categories: story published/aired by any news outlet; story published/aired by any news outlet with a newsroom of 150 or fewer journalists; story published/aired by any news outlet with a newsroom of 50 or fewer journalists, or by a freelancer, unemployed or furloughed journalist.
The deadline is Jan. 17, 2022.